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of money. ktvu's john sasaki is live where word has students furious. john? >> reporter: frank, students are trying to wrap their heads around the idea that that official tried to help bilk the school out of millions. >> reporter: san francisco state. today the former director of the environmental health division appeared in court on a laundry list of felony charges. >> 128 felony counts. commercial bribery, accepting a bribe. >> reporter: he is head of a waste disposal firm. the district attorney said he gave him bribes over 7 years, totaling $180,000 to over bill the school. >> after he left the university the billings went from $700,000 to $176,000 a year. >> reporter: his attorney said little. >> the case is complex so it will take a while. >> the district attis a graduate of sf state. >> official taking kick packs and adding on the university's dime, it is disturbing. >> reporter: students are offended by the scheme. >> that is money that could goo go to -- that could go to our education. ridiculous. >> to go to the classes we need to graduate, that is a big deal. >> reporter: the
-- who was gunned down. ktvu's john sasaki is live and spoke with her mother live on the air at 5:00 p.m. >> these candles say it all, r.i.p. the family is here in oakland remembering the sweet face. you can see in this pict fromju >> reporter: the family came together at the spot where she died honor her. >> i am still -- i am just -- shock right now. all i am asking for is the public's help in finding my daughter's killer. >> she lost her brother said to violence and now -- brothers to violence and now calling for peace. >> everybody loved her. >> reporter: she was the 31 homicide victim of the year and the 4th in the past three days. her son was nearby but was unhurt. >> i just tell him straight up what it is. >> reporter: he is a coach in west oakland. he buried many of the kids he has known but saved some. >> these kids want to live. they don't want to be killers and they don't want to be killed. it is going to get worse. >>> there have been 31 homicides this year. the police chief says that is better than last year when there was 37 and the department is approaching gang violence
down while taking part in a job training program. ktvu's john sasaki tells us this left people shaken. john? >> reporter: police are scrambling to find the people responsible for this killing. at the same time the family and the community are in mourning. >> these are our kids we are burring out here and enough is enough. enough is enough. >> reporter: dozens of people gathered where 21-year-old dimarea young was killed. he was part of richmond build job training program that helps people turn around their lives. yesterday he was running with a group when several men opened fire. >> he didn't deserve to be shut down. >> reporter: he was shot in the foot. >> i have seen, you know, something that will traumatize me for the rest of my life. >> reporter: his father was running with richmond build job training program. he spoke about working hard for his son. >> i am trying to show him, i got to keep pushing because i want him to -- i want it to be that we started this together and we will finish it together. >> reporter: they cut their homicide rate to just 18 last year. this was the thir
a suspect in the killing of a paramedic. it turns out he is barely a teenager. ktvu's john sasaki is live with more on that. >> reporter: there are two big developments. first as this complaint says he is the gunman and today he appeared in adult court charged as an adult court and police arrested the announcement of a 6 6th suspect in the killing of the paramedic quinn boyer. he was in a cubicle. the judge read from the complaint, quinn boyer's murder was committed by him while he was trying to carjack him. the killing of quinn boyer happened on april 2. investigators believe he and five other boys 13-15 were trying to carjack him and that is when he shot him in the head. yesterday police chief said he was angly those involvered so -- angry those involved are so young. >> it is too acceptable by others to have kids or allow kids to be involved in some of these incidents. a month ago i received information from my staff that a 9-year-old was involved in a robbery. >> reporter: the district attorney said this shocked the city of oakland. quinn boyer dedicated his life to helping others. hi
gathered for a weekly show of the solidarity against oakland violence as ktvu's john sasaki told us this week there was even more reason for the demonstrators to speak out. >> at 20 in oakland the message was simple, stop the violence. >> wives without husbands, childrens without fathers and mothers without sons, you know? it just keep goes on and on. >> today's demonstration was for 18-year-old campbell who was shot to death in february. >> it's phot to stop. there have been 32 homicides this year, the latest coming last night near children's hospital. tonight they were in the neighborhood to talk to the family of that victim and to try to understanding. >> they are just doing it because they are a product of their environment. this is the way they have grown up. this is what they know. >> reporter: group visited nearby memorial for donitra henderson who was killed in front of her 4-year- old son. >> with you all things are possible. >> reporter: they say young people need to be raised in better environments. >> to have fathers in the home and structure with mother in the ho
the wrecking ball. as john sasaki reports, pleasant hill's dome theater survival story is almost as compelling as some of the movies its shown. >> reporter: dozens of people went to pleasant hill's theater this afternoon, but not for the latest suspense movie. >> we don't have a lot of time to save it. >> reporter: this group is trying to save the theater itself. >> something that's beloved by a lot of people. there's a lot of potential for this to be an important historical and cultural resource for the area. >> reporter: but the plan is to replace it with a dick's sporting goods store. the theater, with its signature dome, opened in 1967. many people have fond memories of the first movie they saw here. >> as my reward for finally making it through a week of preschool, my older siblings brought me to see "the sound of music." >> the one in my mind the most  is "star wars ." >> reporter: an alien even made an appearance. >> we wish they would show even bigger and better films in the dome theater or turn it into an imax theater. >> reporter: now it shows mostly artsy or foreign films, but this
movie theater. as ktvu's john sasaki tells us that the donald building has a special place in the hearts of pleasant hill movie-goers. >> reporter: dozens of people went to pleasant hills cineart theater, but not for the latest suspension movie. >> we don't have a lot of time to save it. >> reporter: sponsible like a true action hero. this group is trying to save the theater itself. >> something that is beloved by a lot of people. there is a lot of potential for this to be an important historical area. >> reporter: it opened in 1967 and many have fond memories of the first movie they saw here ? >> as my reward for finely making it through a week of preschool my older siblings brought me to see "the sound of. [ music ]." >> the one in my mind is "star wars." in fact, the alien made an appearance. we wish they would show even bigger and better films in the domed theater or turn it into an imax theater. >> reporter: now it showses mostly artsy or foreign films. some tree is behind the building have already been cut down. >> they are perfectly entitled to demolish the buildings that ex
with putting the napa valley on the map received a special honor today. john sasaki is live in napa where hundreds gathered at today's memorial for jim barrett -- john. >> reporter: frank, this is wine country where all the great minds are coming out of their winter dormant stage. it is clear that the wine industry wouldn't be where it is today without jim barrett. >> he created an organization with soul and with heart. >> reporter: 500 people came together at napa's meritage resort to say goodbye. >> let's hope our lives do so as well. >> reporter: jim barrett died last month of an undisclosed cause but not before he had an enormous impact on the california winery. he helped put the napa valley on the world wine map. >> jim had a great symbol for that. the paris tasting was quite powerful. >> reporter: barrett served in the navy. had a successful law career and then the winery. >> why we like the wine business and he thought us. wine is all about people. the field hands working the vineyard all the way to the customers drinking the wine. the whole job is about people, about humanity. >>
in the line of duty. only on 2 john sasaki is live in vallejo where talking with police explains this is not the first time something like this has happened. john? >>>reporter: it not often please take vandalism personally but this has hit the police hard practices the bureau for officer jim threw killed on the job a year and a half ago you can see where vandalism is actually damage the mural, this is on the police activity league building in a quiet neighborhood. this weekend it was vandalized for the fourth time. these photos show a defaced with white spray paint and we had to cover several affinities. it is not just this memorial. a small billboard on brolin would drive commemorates the officers killed in line of duty here 13 years ago. the photo was prevented and the other is untouched. police and residents are outraged. >> there is a lot of citizens that love jim kapu a lot and miss him. we believe -- the big basketball team, we miss him and we certainly don't want to see that that. >> he was representative of the city he was a good ma
. happened last night at 8:30 p.m. police played with the boy till they found a relative. ktvu's john sasaki is at the memorial now. john? >> reporter: we are at 54th 54th in oakland. across the street you can see people coming together for this memorial for the mother who was shot and killed last night. they are calling for an tend to the violence. a photo we just confirmed with the family, the photo is the woman, 21 years old, mother, left behind uda four-year-old -- behind a four-year-old son. police arrived and cared for that boy. joshua. the police chief spent time with the boy and this morning he described him and their time together. >> very active. very smart. knew what he knew, sadly. and i gave him a sticker. i swore him in as a junior police officer on the scene so he is one of my future officers. some of my officers were going to take him to get something to eat, i think they went to mcdonalds. >> reporter: and we are joined now by the mother. you have had a lot of loss in your life. both your brothers were killed and -- in similar situations and now your daughter. how are you do
into new clues that the fbi is uncovering in boston. we begin with john sasaki where he just spoke to the father of an 11-year-old hurt. >> reporter: i'm out here where they're having a fundraiser for the hern family. i spoke to his father and he tells me how 11-year-old aaron hern is doing after the injuries. he was waiting near the finish line with his father and sister when the bomb went off and he suffered a bomb injury. aaron is a sixth grader at martinez junior high school where flags are flying at half staff. the students and staff are doing what they can to help a family. in one class they're raising donations putting them in a jar. the entire family is well known in this martinez community. aaron's father attended the high school where he is now a teacher and aaron's mother also teaches there. students signed cards for aaron. and his father told me by phone that his son should make a full recovery. >> i am still angry. but when he's on the ground and he has debris on him, it's not something that you expect. it's like being in a war zone, a combat zone. and he's 11 years o
to scare and shake the people of boston. good afternoon, i am john sasaki in for tori campbell. two days after the devastation in boston a explosion at a fertilizer plant in texas killed and injured many. it happened at a town near dallas. sal castaneda joins us with more. >> reporter: the explosion is blamed for the deaths of between 5 and 15 people according to authorities. the explosion's violent force was captured in this amateur video. watch closely as it quickly goes from bad to worse. >> -- sure the -- [ explosion ] >> officials say the explosion did not happen until nearly a half-hour after the initial fire. emergency responders already on the scene are among some of the missing feared dead. the scene is in the small community of west, texas, about an hour and a half south of dallas, it is near waco. the fertilizer plant had tank of anhad druse ammon ammonia, today the search continues. >> it is a slow methodical search and they are using every available resource they have to do that correct he and make sure we don't miss anything or anybody. >> today officials say the fire has
jose wal-mart placed a judge today. as john sasaki reports this isn't the first time zaid has been accused of crashing his car into a building. >> wednesday april 10 at 1:30. >> reporter: 33-year-old zaid appeared in court for his arraignment on 12 counts including two charges of attempted murder. last sunday investigators say zaid crashed his car into the wal-mart on story road then got out and attacked four people with a metal object. he is facing attempted murder charges because of how he drove into the store. >> he stopped, then go forward toward the door. >> reporter: zaid is also charged in a remarkably similar case in which he plowed his car into a gas station in december. he barely missed two employees. >> we have sense relooked at that evidence. pulled some video in reference to that and have added two counts into this case that involved the chevron incident. >> reporter: police say they found meth on zaid in that case. i poured through court documents and found numerous other drug chases. >> i have to look at all the materials and maybe we'll have a statement later. >> re
a judge today. as john sasaki reports this isn't the first time zaid has been accused of crashing his car into a building. >> wednesday april 10 at 1:30. >> reporter: 33-year-old zaid appeared in court for his arraignment on 12 counts including two charges of attempted murder. last sunday investigators say zaid crashed his car into the wal-mart on story road then got out and attacked four people with a metal object. he is facing attempted murder charges because of how he drove into the store. >> he stopped, then go forward toward the door. >> reporter: zaid is also charged in a remarkably similar case in which he plowed his car into a gas station in december. he barely missed two employees. >> we have sense relooked at that evidence. pulled some video in reference to that and have added two counts into this case that involved the chevron incident. >> reporter: police say they found meth on zaid in that case. i poured through court documents and found numerous other drug chases. >> i have to look at all the materials and maybe we'll have a statement later. >> reporter: outside court zaid's
if north korea goes ahead with its threats to launch a missell. it could happen at any time. ktvu's john sasaki talked to an expert today about the danger. >> reporter: north korea is once again rattling the sabers saying that they have missells ready to launch. >> it's rhetoric since the korean war. >> reporter: knox worked in korea under president obama. >> it's not implausible they would strike a target in north korea as they have. only this time it could trigger a major conflict. >> reporter: with it new leader, they've been talking tough talking about their capability. >> this guy is nuts. >> reporter: half of americans think the áf north korea is willing and able to launch an attack on the mainland. >> nuclear missell and it can hit us. >> reporter: the intelligence show it is country does not have the capability or the will. >> they would have to have a missile that goes more than 5,000-kilometers and i don't think they have that yet. >> reporter: in a market in the oakland hills, we found war in that region prompting u.s. involvement is the biggest concern. >> with the irrationa
a missell. it could happen at any time. ktvu's john sasaki talked to an expert today about the danger. >> reporter: north korea is once again rattling the sabers saying that they have missells ready to launch. >> it's rhetoric since the korean war. >> reporter: knox worked in korea under president obama. >> it's not implausible they would strike a target in north korea as they have. only this time it could trigger a major conflict. >> reporter: with it new leader, they've been talking tough talking about their capability. >> this guy is nuts. >> reporter: half of americans think the áf north korea is willing and able to launch an attack on the mainland. >> nuclear missell and it can hit us. >> reporter: the intelligence show it is country does not have the capability or the will. >> they would have to have a missile that goes more than 5,000-kilometers and i don't think they have that yet. >> reporter: in a market in the oakland hills, we found war in that region prompting u.s. involvement is the biggest concern. >> with the irrational behavior leading us into this could affect the w
's john sasaki reports he's also being remembered for how he made the wine making business about the people. >>> he created an organization with soul and with heart. >> reporter: 500 people came together at napa's heritage resort to say goodbye to a pioneer. >> jim's life tells a story. let's hope that our life does as well. >> reporter: his son died but not. >> the paris tasting was quite powerful. >> reporter: barrett served in the navy, had a successful law career and finally the winery. >> why we like the wine business and he thought us. wine is all about people. the field hands to the customers drinking the bottle of line. the whole kwrob isabout people. it's about humanity. >> barrett's young mourners were able to leave an impact. some people dressed in tennis clothes because they most often met barrett on the court. >> this man had a sparkle in his eye. >>> a specialty grocery store chain called the fresh market is looking to hire close to 100 people for its new store in palo alto. that new store is located in the edge wood shopping plaza which is just high. the company i
raise the profile of california wines around the world. as ktvu's john sasaki reports he's also being remembered for how he made the wine making business about the people. >>> he created an organization with soul and with heart. >> reporter: 500 people came together at napa's heritage resort to say goodbye to a pioneer. >> jim's life tells a story. let's hope that our life does as well. >> reporter: his son died but not. >> the paris tasting was quite powerful. >> reporter: barrett served in the navy, had a successful law career and finally the winery. >> why we like the wine business and he thought us. wine is all about people. the field hands to the customers drinking the bottle of line. the whole kwrob isabout people. it's about humanity. >> barrett's young mourners were able to leave an impact. some people dressed in tennis clothes because they most often met barrett on the court. >> this man had a sparkle in his eye. >>> a specialty grocery store chain called the fresh market is looking to hire close to 100 people for its new store in palo alto. that new store is located in the
and support is pouring in for a martinez boy who was wounded in the boston bombings. ktvu's john sasaki shows us how friends and neighbors are raising money for aaron hern. >> reporter: it was a great day for a work in briones park, but this day was about photography for a good cause. >> oh, pretty. >> it's a great family and we just want to help them out. >> nicole digiorgio is a professional photographer who lives next to dot hereins. >> they watched us children grow up and their daughter is playing at my house with their daughter. they are like family to us. >> she recruited some other photographers to donate their services to raise money for the hern family. >> reporter: all day people came in for photo shots for themselves, their kid their pets. >> this was an easy way to contribute. >> reporter: all three of these kids are on aaron's swim team. >> i hope aaron is feeling better and he will be home soon. 11-year-old aaron suffer wounds, but he seems to be on road for recovery. >> just overjoyed and happy for him he has been able to meet michelle obama and wonderful opportunities
is credited with putting the napa valley on the map received a special honor today. john sasaki is live in napa where hundreds gathered at today's memorial for jim barrett -- john. >> reporter: frank, this is wine country where all the great minds are coming out of their winter dormant stage. it is clear that the wine industry wouldn't be where it is today without jim barrett. >> he created an organization with soul and with heart. >> reporter: 500 people came together at napa's meritage resort to say goodbye. >> let's hope our lives do so as well. >> reporter: jim barrett died last month of an undisclosed cause but not before he had an enormous impact on the california winery. he helped put the napa valley on the world wine map. >> jim had a great symbol for that. the paris tasting was quite powerful. >> reporter: barrett served in the navy. had a successful law career and then the winery. >> why we like the wine business and he thought us. wine is all about people. the field hands working the vineyard all the way to the customers drinking the wine
dedicated to an officer who was killed in the line of duty. only on 2 john sasaki is live in vallejo where talking with police explains this is not the first time something like this has happened. john? >>>reporter: it not often please take vandalism personally but this has hit the police hard practices the bureau for officer jim threw killed on the job a year and a half ago you can see where vandalism is actually damage the mural, this is on the police activity league building in a quiet neighborhood. this weekend it was vandalized for the fourth time. these photos show a defaced with white spray paint and we had to cover several affinities. it is no
. in alameda, i'm john sasaki. >>> crews found the body of a missing ship worker. the worker fell into the water after the triumph's moorings fell into the water. >>> it cost almost $780,000 to bring the crippled ship to shore. carnival released a letter today saying the government is under obligation to assist when there is trouble at sea. the cruise line also noted its boat participate in rescues at the coast guard's request. >>> a mountain view postoffice is to be renamed after a fallen soldier. during his service he received three bronze stars and a purple heart. anna ishue asked to name the postoffice under the soldier. >>> and a pretty nice day around here today. temperatures were warmer than the day before and they're going to stay on the warm side across the country things are kind of quite. some storms out in colorado. but for us we're looking for a clear sky. some clouds out there. coastal fog comes into the forecast. and you can expect some cooling right along the area beaches there. the bay area weekend looks good. as i mentioned before but your sunday is going to be s
was a little boy from martinez. john sasaki is live, you just spoke to his father about his injuries an how he is doing. >> reporter: i did talk to haren. he is the father of the 11-year- old from martinez. he told me his son is a strong kid who should make a full recovery. >> aaron is doing pretty well. he is stable right now. he's resting under sedation. he has a breathing tube in so they want to keep him sedated so he can tolerate that. that's a precaution right now. and just to give him a couple of days to recover a little bit. >> reporter: now aaron and his father and sister were in boston to watch his mother who ran in the boston marathon. right now by the way, we are at rocks on main. tonight they are having a fundraiser for the family for the hern family and it's things like this that has them appreciating their tight nit community. >> they are very fortunate because they were between the two blasts. >> reporter: her grandson aaron was between the two blasts. >> he had a lot of other abrasions. >> reporter: aaron and his family live in this martinez home. their neighbors is a photograp
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